Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Monkey Owns Copyright to Selfie Says Wikimedia

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Something weird has happened in the jungles. A photographer was shooting pics of some monkeys when one monkey made off with a camera. Said monkey proceeded to take about 100 images, mostly of the jungle floor or blurry something’s.

monkey-1zoom in

However, a few of the images of the macaque turned out very nice and show a monkey posing for selfies. I can only assume the monkey is looking for a date on Plenty of Fish. A monkey taking a nice selfie is strange enough, but the story gets stranger still. Someone uploaded the image to Wikipedia, and the photographer who owns the camera saw it and asked Wikimedia to take it down.

Wikimedia refused to remove the image. Why? According to Wikimedia, the photographer that owns the camera doesn’t own the copyright to the image. Wikimedia thinks that the monkey owns the copyright since it pressed the shutter button.

The monkey was too busy flinging poop to comment.

[via Telegraph]



Medieval Castle Fly-through

Medieval Castle Fly-through

Saguaro Cactus Drink Glasses

Saguaro Cactus Drink Glasses

Restoring a Toy Cash Register

Restoring a Toy Cash Register

Advertisement
Electric Lincoln Corsair Rumored to Debut in 2026

Electric Lincoln Corsair Rumored to Debut in 2026

Some Ford Mustang Mach-E Buyers Will Get Their EVs Late

Some Ford Mustang Mach-E Buyers Will Get Their EVs Late

Pagani Huayra R Is Getting a Naturally-aspirated V12 If Our Ears are Correct

Pagani Huayra R Is Getting a Naturally-aspirated V12 If Our Ears are Correct

Advertisement